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The Student News Site of DePaul University

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The DePaulia

Page 29 – V #107 I #2: Interview with DePaul’s new president, opposition to Riot fest

Amber Stoutenborough, Multimedia Managing Editor September 23, 2022

The DePaulia podcast is back and with our new host Amber Stoutenborough. Listen in each week to get an inside scoop of the latest news at DePaul and Chicago The Multimedia Managing Editor Amber Stoutenborough...

A performer during Riot Fest crowd surfed with a keyboard during Riot Fest performance. The West Side residents are protesting against mega festivals, like Riot Fest, being held in Douglass Park

West Side residents hold People’s Fest in opposition to Riot Fest amid ongoing efforts to remove mega festival from Douglass Park

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2022

West Side residents hosted the People’s Music Fest at the corner of Cermak and Marshall Blvd. as a part of their ongoing efforts to remove Riot Fest and other mega festivals from Douglass Park. Residents...

Los miembros de la comunidad se sientan en un banco en la esquina entre Cermak y Marshall Blvd para ver presentaciones en vivo.

Residentes del lado oeste realizan el People’s Fest en oposición al Riot Fest

Jacqueline Cardenas, Jefa de Redacción de La DePaulia September 18, 2022

Los residentes del lado oeste de Chicago organizaron el People's Music Fest en la esquina de Cermak y Marshall Blvd. como parte de sus continuos esfuerzos para eliminar Riot Fest y otros mega festivales...

Attendees held up their green cards to show approval of timed speaker at a West Side community engagement forum.

‘It feels like we have to fight for everything’: West side residents voice concerns about mega festivals in Douglass Park

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2022

The Chicago Park District held a community engagement forum on Aug. 24 raising West Side residents' ongoing concerns about mega festivals, like Riot Fest, taking place in Douglass Park. The meeting...

Afuera de Douglas Park Field House, los organizadores comunitarios recolectaron firmas para una petición que busca mantener los festivales fuera del parque.

‘Parece que tenemos que luchar por todo’ Residentes expresan preocupación por mega festivales en Douglass Park

Jacqueline Cardenas, Jefa de Redacción de La DePaulia August 29, 2022

El Distrito de Parques de Chicago realizó un foro de participación comunitaria el 24 de agosto dejando a la gente expresar sus preocupaciones continuas sobre los mega festivales como Riot Fest que se...

Revenge of the punks

Revenge of the punks

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer September 24, 2018

With no flower crowns or henna tattoos in sight, Riot Fest’s 14th installment concluded last weekend in Douglas Park, marking the end of the festival season in Chicago. Riot Fest, Chicago’s annual...

From extra toilet paper to budgeting, a Chicago music festival survival guide

From extra toilet paper to budgeting, a Chicago music festival survival guide

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall May 30, 2016

The big festivals Pitchfork Music Festival July 15-17, Union Park A music festival organized by Pitchfork media that also features a record fair. This year’s headliners include Brian Wilson and...

Misfits, Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab headline Riot Fest

Misfits, Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab headline Riot Fest

Kirsten Onsgard May 18, 2016

Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab for Cutie, Rob Zombie and Social Distortion join the original lineup of the Misfits in headlining this year's Riot Fest & Carnival in Chicago. The festival will take...

Youre here for whom? Bands to check out at Riot Fest

You’re here for whom? Bands to check out at Riot Fest

Erin Yarnall August 17, 2015

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back for the scoop on bands you can't miss at Riot Fest this year. Skating Polly: Many people who attend a Skating Polly show may look at the young...

Riot Fest announces 2015 Chicago lineup

Kirsten Onsgard May 27, 2015

UPDATE: System of a Down, The Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie and Chef'Special were added to the lineup during an announcement June 23. System of a Down, No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Faith No More, Iggy Pop and...

Riot Fest attendees enjoy The Dandy Warhols during the 2014 festival. Many Humboldt Park residents and Ald. Roberto Maldonado want to ban the festival from returning. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

Riot Fest announces move to Douglas Park

Kirsten Onsgard May 20, 2015

After protests from Humboldt Park residents and 26th Ward Ald. Maldonado, Riot Fest announced May 20 that the festival will move to Douglas Park on Chicago's West Side. "Recently, as evidenced in...

Riot Fest attendees enjoy The Dandy Warhols during the 2014 festival. Many Humboldt Park residents and Ald. Roberto Maldonado want to ban the festival from returning. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

Riot Fest risks losing Humboldt Park home

Erin Yarnall May 17, 2015

See update. The Humboldt Park-based music festival, Riot Fest, was recently named the best music festival according to readers of USA Today and 10Best. The festival, which took place in September, hosted...

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